APWU: Q and A on Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Function 1 and Function 4

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:05 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Q and A on Temporary Exception Period- Clerk Craft Function 1 and Function 4-COVID-19 dated 052020 Please disseminate to the field this important Q and A clarification on the Temporary Exception Period-Clerk Craft Function 1 and Function 4- COVID-19…

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APWU Clerk Craft PSE Compliance Report for PP09

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:05 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: APWU PSE Compliance Report PP09 Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached the latest PSE compliance report for PP 09 2020 – 04/24/20. There are violations in the Cap Metro Area in the Capital and Baltimore Districts. I am in the…

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APWU: Highlights and Significant Changes contained in Contract Award

LENGTH OF CONTRACT Three Years: September 21, 2018 to September 20, 2021 CAREER EMPLOYEE GENERAL WAGE INCREASES Three annual general wage increases totaling 3.4% over the life of the Agreement. 1.3% effective November 24, 2018 (Retroactive) 1.1% effective November 23, 2019 (Retroactive) 1% effective November 21, 2020 COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS (COLA) Semiannual COLAs for career employees…

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ELM Revision: Uniform Requirements

Effective February 14, 2019, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), sections 932.11g and 932.22b, to reflect changes in uniform requirements. Under revised section 932.11g, the type of postal retail personnel required to wear the prescribed uniform while performing work duties now includes postmasters at Cost Ascertainment Group (CAG) A-K…

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USPS hiring 500 seasonal workers in Rochester, NY area

September 18th 2018 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) – ‘Tis the season for new hiring at the United States Postal Service. The USPS will be hiring 500 seasonal workers in the Rochester area to help handle the extra packages and letters during the upcoming holiday season. The jobs will mostly begin in mid-November and work through mid-January….

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Career Status in the APWU Clerk Craft question

A recently converted PSE for filling of a residual vacancy with less than 90 days as a career employee called off on Emergency Annual Leave. She did not get paid because of management citing ELM 512.313 – he has a ninety day wait time. In the letter from President Dimondstein, about career status in the…

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APWU: Special Enrollment Period – PSEs for USPS Health Benefits Plan

Web News Article #: 75-2018 08/03/2018 – On July 30, 2018, the Postal Service notified the APWU that there will be a special enrollment period for PSEs to enroll in the USPS Health Benefits Plan. The enrollment period will be open from August 20, 2018 through October 4, 2018. Coverage will become effective on October…

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APWU: New Benefits Secured for Postal Support Employees (PSEs)

Web News Article #: 73-2018 07/26/2018 – In the 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the APWU and the US Postal Service, the parties established a “Workforce Benefits, Employment Opportunities, Training and Education Fund.” The purpose of the fund was to provide for the Postal Service’s share of health insurance benefits to PSEs and to provide…

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